A newly formatted hard drive can be recovered in most cases without any problems. We show you what you need to consider for the hard drive recovery services.
Important: Do not write to the hard disk again
Formatting the hard disk first erases only the contents of the hard disk. The data is still there. Your computer just does not know where they are. Avoid all writes to the hard disk. Rewriting data overwrites the old files, making a recovery very difficult. If it’s an external, extra hard drive, just do not store files on disk.
If you have formatted your main hard drive when installing an operating system, the problem is more difficult. You will need a different computer, a different hard drive with an operating system or a boot CD. You will learn how to create a boot CD in another practical tip.
Restore formatted hard disk
With any luck, you can still save most files on a formatted disk. Connect the hard disk to a PC with a working operating system. To save the data, there are many programs. You can, for example, “Recuva” or “Easeus Data Recovery Wizard.” Most freeware programs of this type allow …Read More